Crossover Dreamer 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 02-02-08, id: 1490836
Author has written 32 stories | Arthur, Book X-overs, Over the Hedge, Ramona Series, Full House, Get Smart, Winnie-the-Pooh, Aladdin, 101/102 Dalmatians, Dragon Tales, Misc. Comics, X-overs, and Game X-overs.
β : Crossover Dreamer is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I am a novice beta-reader. I am not as picky about the fandom/s of a story as I am a about the overall content. My favorite media are cartoons, books, TV shows and movies. Whenever I proofread something, I triple-check without references, and then I check them an additional time with references. Co-authorship is appreciated, especially with crossovers. The categories I like to write vary depending on what I am currently reading or watching. My current favorite single category of stories to write [non-crossover] is Arthur. About the categories listed below, I'm not an expert on the majority of them, but I believe I can write a simple story about the characters as long as it's in the genres of friendship, family, or humor.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I know basic rules of grammar. My stories' comprehension level, I believe, is suitable for grades 4 through 6, but they can be enjoyed by readers of all ages. I am used to writing stories in script format because I write comic strips. So whenever I write scripts in narrative format, it's just okay. I also like writing stories in first person [i.e. journal entries,letters]. I can also write four different kinds of poetry: clerihew, haiku, biopoem, and acrostic. I try my best to make sure my stories get finished by writing several chapters in advance before I publish the first chapter online.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
I find it very difficult to create original characters, which may have to do with the neurological disorder dyspraxia and the learning style of Concrete Sequential. I also have trouble describing specific scenes for each chapter.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I prefer betaing single fandom fanfics or two-way crossovers, but ultimate crossovers are welcome. I like AU's and parodies as well as gap-fillers and landmark moments. I also prefer stories with short chapters [under a thousand words in length] but I am willing to read chapters up to five thousand words long. Depending on the fandom, I like stories to be authentic. Examples of fandoms I have found to be the most authentic are: Chronicles of Narnia, Lord of the Rings, Get Smart, Tale Spin, and Tangled. If there is a fandom with which I find some vital moments dissatisfying, then I would like to see them changed enough to be improved while still being close to the fandom. For example: Arthur, Inkheart, Series of Unfortunate Events. Then there are those fandoms that I appreciate, but I would like more if they were much cleaner. For example: Back to the Future, Over the Hedge.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I will never read anything rated M. I am not willing to betaread any T-rated fanfics either. If you want me to betaread a story that is rated K-Plus, it would have to be on the mild side of K-Plus, and not contain any sex or sexual references.
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » K+
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Comic Adventures of Tintin
Cartoon Arthur
Movie Back to the Future
Comic Big Nate
Misc Book X-overs
Comic Calvin & Hobbes
Misc Cartoon X-overs
Cartoon Clifford the Big Red Dog
Game Commander Keen
Comic Dennis the Menace
Comic Dilbert
Cartoon Disney
Cartoon Doug
Cartoon Dragon Tales
Comic For Better or For Worse
Comic Foxtrot
Misc Game X-overs
Comic Garfield
Tv Get Smart
Cartoon Hanna-Barbera
Cartoon House of Mouse
Game Ice Climber
Book Indian in the Cupboard series
Book Inkheart
Game Jazz Jackrabbit
Game King's Quest
Game Kirby
Comic League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Tv Leave It To Beaver
Cartoon Looney Tunes
Comic Luann
Game Mario
Misc Misc. Books
Misc Misc. Comics
Misc Misc. Games
Misc Misc. Movies
Misc Movie X-overs
Tv Muppet Show
Tv Muppets Tonight
Game MySims
Game Myst/Riven
Game Oregon Trail
Movie Over the Hedge
Misc Parodies and Spoofs
Comic Peanuts
Tv Pee-wee's Playhouse
Book Peter Rabbit series
Book Series Of Unfortunate Events
Cartoon Sesame Street
Movie Sky High
Game Sonic the Hedgehog
Comic Spy vs Spy
Game Super Smash Brothers
Movie Tangled
Movie Toy Story
Misc TV X-overs
Comic Uncle Scrooge
Book Winnie-the-Pooh
Misc X-overs
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for